Tag Archives: Atlantic salmon

June 01

GE salmon and wild brown trout breed, creating hybrid fish

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 ― A recent study by Canadian researchers reveals genetically engineered (GE) salmon can breed with wild trout, creating a hybrid fish that may pose a serious environmental threat. As AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage GE salmon approaches Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, many activists and consumers are pressing for more research. AquAdvantage Atlantic salmon is engineered […]

February 06

Frankenfish: genetically engineered salmon close to winning FDA approval

As AquAdvantage salmon nears FDA approval, this genetically engineered fish is likely to show up on your plate – and you may not even know it. From my column in Communities @ Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, February 2, 2013- Genetically modified crops have been a part of the U.S. food supply for many years.  Genetically […]